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Old 02-18-2015, 11:38 PM   #1
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Need fish to keep cycle?

Would a tank without any fish and only coral be able to sustain enough bb to keep the tank cycled?


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Not unless you were adding food to the tank to sustain it.
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You would have coral right? Then just feed them


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If I were to have a frag tank, so a system with only corals in it, I would not be feeding anything. I would have a light that can support anything photosynthetic and leave it at that, only doing water changes to bring back essential elements like calcium. Now, if someone was to throw a wrasse in there to go after parasites it would be the only fish in the system and require pretty minimal feeding.
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The question is are you turning it into a running tank with fish ect eventually?


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I've been asked about putting a tank in at a business, they saw my tank at work and want something similar in their lobby. Something low maintenance.


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If I were to have a frag tank, so a system with only corals in it, I would not be feeding anything. I would have a light that can support anything photosynthetic and leave it at that, only doing water changes to bring back essential elements like calcium. Now, if someone was to throw a wrasse in there to go after parasites it would be the only fish in the system and require pretty minimal feeding.
How would you keep the BB alive?
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